[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] Promoting Pablo Flores to CEO of Activity Central
rafael at activitycentral.com
Tue Dec 6 13:40:23 EST 2011
On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 1:29 PM, Anish Mangal <anish at activitycentral.com>wrote:
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> On 12/06/2011 11:51 PM, Pablo Flores wrote:
> > Thanks for the announcement. As David says, I will have the big
> > challenge of directing AC, a company which has at the core of its
> > business providing services for deployments using the Sugar
> > learning platform.
> > I've been involved in the olpc/sugar ecosystem since 2007 (for more
> > info about me, please see my profile
> > <http://plus.google.com/u/0/104046304533768660303/about>and follow
> > me in google+). Much of my work was as a volunteer, having a strong
> > focus on promoting the community work. One year ago I was hired by
> > AC to work in the company's community outreach area, where I could
> > work in promoting events like eduJAM, Sugar Day Junín, Mexico City
> > Sugar workshop and Sugar Camp Lima. Sugar is based on the great
> > work that the whole community systematically does for it, to which
> > I hope AC can contribute even more in this new stage.
> > AC provides deployments with technical solutions tailored to their
> > particular needs, promoting at the same time the community growth
> > by supporting local labs, hiring outstanding programmers,
> > upstreaming code and sharing knowledge. In my vision, these
> > professional services are required to keep the ecosystem healthy
> > and it's our biggest challenge doing this sustainably.
> > I won?t be much online in the last weeks of December as I'll take
> > some days off before assuming the new position, but I?m very open
> > to receiving by email or in #sugar IRC your doubts, suggestions,
> > criticisms or ideas, as I want to keep the contact fluid.
> > Stay in touch!
> > Regards, Pablo Flores activitycentral.com
> > <http://activitycentral.com/>
> Congrats Pablo!! :-)
> > On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 3:19 PM, David Farning
> > <dfarning at activitycentral.com
> > <mailto:dfarning at activitycentral.com>> wrote:
> > I am proud to announce that we are promoting Pablo Flores as the
> > new CEO of Activity Central.
> > Pablo has a strong background in all things OLPC and Sugar from
> > his time at Plan Ceibal, leadership in Ceibal Jam, and most
> > recently as community architect for Activity Central.
> > Pablo and the rest of the Activity Central team will continue the
> > core AC mission of providing service and support for deployments.
> > I will continue my work in the Sugar/OLPC ecosystem by focusing on
> > the junction point between deployment technical teams and education
> > teams. My research so far has lead me to the notion of learning
> > objects. While poorly defined in the education literature, the
> > vocabulary around learning objects seems to lends itself to the
> > intersection of technical personal and education personal in early
> > childhood education.
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> - --
> Anish Mangal
> Dextrose Project Manager
> Activity Central
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+1 Congratulations to Pablo!.
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